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Squiz Kids' very-own FREE media literacy resource for primary school kids.

Join Squiz-E the Newshound on a fun, eight-part podcast adventure as he sniffs out misinformation and teaches kids to become critical consumers of media.

 

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  • Kids vs Adults News Quiz - do you dare? 

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Jayne A., Year 5/ 6 Teacher, Cannon Hill State School, Qld

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